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Folly Beach: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Hilton Head Island: Scenic Helicopter Tour

    1. Hilton Head Island: Scenic Helicopter Tour

    Take in breathtaking views only seen by helicopter. Have the chance to see a range of wildlife from dolphins and sharks to sea turtles and manta rays. See Hilton Head, Daufuskie, Tybee Island, and downtown Savannah by air. This flight offers amazing views of the entire island from the north to the southern tip. Choose between 3 options: Ocean View Get views of Folly Field Beach and the Port Royal Sound on an 8-mile loop around the northeast corner of the island. This flight is designed as a discovery flight to experience what it is like to fly in a helicopter. The 8-mile Ocean View loop will take 3-minutes. Beach Cruiser Fly right over the sandy shores of Hilton Head. Depart out of the Hilton Head Airport and head east, right down the busiest beaches on the island. This tour offers great views of Folly Field Beach, Broad Creek, Port Royal Sound, and S...

    Amazing experience. Even more amazing pilot. It was his first time flying, so we all took turns trying to figure out how a helicopter works. It's a lot easier than it looks.

  • Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard Dolphin Safari

    2. Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard Dolphin Safari

    Learn the basics of stand up paddleboard surfing on this 2-hour introductory lesson as you explore the peaceful Folly River. Glide alongside beautiful flora and fauna while keeping an eye out for bottlenose dolphins. Following the tides and wind direction, your expert instructor will help you go with the flow for a great beginning paddle. Your instructor will point out all the amazing sights in this truly unique landscape. You can commemorate your experience with a group photo at the end of the tour. Choose your perfect experience with the morning, afternoon, and sunset tour options. Paddleboard, paddle, and a personal floatation device will be provided. Just bring your water shoes or flip flops, swim trunks, and a positive attitude and enjoy two amazing hours on the water.

    It was a fantastic time! We had fun learning about the ecosystem, seeing a mother dolphin and her baby and learning how to SUP! Our guides were funny and knowledgeable!

  • High Ropes Adventure Park in Charleston, South Carolina

    3. High Ropes Adventure Park in Charleston, South Carolina

    Your experience begins at check-in, where friendly and highly trained staff check you in for the ultimate Charleston ropes park adventure. The adventure park is conveniently located just minutes from the historic downtown Charleston SC, and Folly Beach SC. One of the experienced crew members will individually fit each person in your group with a climbing harness and helmet. Head off to ground school where you will learn how to use the climbing equipment, which you are clipped into at all times, even while transferring from one element to another. Safety is paramount and having and maintaining top-notch equipment is a top priority. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a cross-fit warrior or a rugged maniac to embrace the high-ropes experience. The 72 suspended obstacles are expertly designed with varying degrees of difficulty. Much like a ski trail, the ropes course is color-coded to indica...

    I absolutely loved the ropes course. I am a mom of two and am of a bigger nature. They are very supportive of us. Even better, they didn't look at me and say ummmmm. I loved the fact that they beleived that we could do it and we did. And the course was fun and challenging at the same time.

  • Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard 2-hour Rental

    4. Charleston: Folly Beach Stand Up Paddleboard 2-hour Rental

    Experience stand up paddleboarding in Folly Beach and enjoy the incredible aquatic landscape with astonishing views of local flora and fauna. It will feel like you're standing on the water while you glide along the Folly River and get a full-body workout. Paddle past beautiful waterside homes and you might even have the opportunity to see dolphins on the way. Renting a paddleboard in Folly Beach is an incredible experience that you will remember for a lifetime – you'll never get closer to the incredible biodiversity of this unique landscape.  Just bring your water shoes or flip flops, swim trunks and a positive attitude and enjoy two amazing hours on the water with a paddleboard, paddle and personal floatation device provided.

    We had an awesome time paddleboarding and even got to see a bunch of dolphins! The instructors were super helpful and friendly too!

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What people are saying about Folly Beach

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 42 reviews

I absolutely loved the ropes course. I am a mom of two and am of a bigger nature. They are very supportive of us. Even better, they didn't look at me and say ummmmm. I loved the fact that they beleived that we could do it and we did. And the course was fun and challenging at the same time.

It was a fantastic time! We had fun learning about the ecosystem, seeing a mother dolphin and her baby and learning how to SUP! Our guides were funny and knowledgeable!

Very good boards and adjustable paddles, but be advised that it's a self service situation as far as getting the boards to the water.

We had an awesome time paddleboarding and even got to see a bunch of dolphins! The instructors were super helpful and friendly too!